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A Canadian Coach Replaced A Russian Athlete's Broken Ski So He Could Finish The Race

This is what the Olympics are all about.

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Moments later, within sight of the finish line, the broken equipment caused Gafarov to fall again. A layer of the ski's P-Tex base stripped off and wrapped around the athlete's foot, tripping him as he tried to stand and continue the race.

Without exchanging a word, the coach knelt before the athlete, removed the broken ski and replaced it. “It was like watching an animal stuck in a trap. You can’t just sit there and do nothing about it,” Wadsworth later told The Star.

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